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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 6 June 1981Dearborn, Michigan, USA
Birth NameJohnny Edward Pacuraru
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (2)

Johnny Pacar was born in Dearborn, Michigan. He grew up an avid hockey player, who always dreamed of one day playing in the NHL. However, Johnny's hockey career was put on hold after he was discovered while performing in his high school's theater productions. Johnny received great feedback for his acting talents and was encouraged to move to Los Angeles. Within a month of arriving in Los Angeles Pacar booked a national commercial. Not long after that came numerous television roles on many prime time shows including recurring characters on Boston Public and American Dreams.

He became a teen icon when landing the lead in the Disney Channel Original Movie Now You See It.... He went on to star as a series regular in NBC/Discovery Kids hit series Flight 29 Down (2005-2007). His success in television propelled him into film landing him many starring roles in such features as Universal Pictures Wild Child and the lead opposite Richard E. Grant in the romantic comedy Love Hurts which earned him numerous acting nominations and a Best Supporting Actor award win. He also starred in the CBS/Hallmark hit Front of the Class (based on the novel "Front of the Class" that explored a families struggle with Tourette's Syndrome).

In 2009 he landed a role in ABC Family's gymnastics hit series Make It or Break It where he played the bad boy rocker Damon Young. While on hiatus from the show he got the chance to star opposite one of his childhood idols Christian Slater in the thriller Playback. He continued landing roles in film and television such as SyFy Network's hit TV movie Zombie Apocalypse and in the MTV pilot Hot Mess where he played the heartthrob Ben. He also starred in the Sony/Affirm thriller The Remaining. Aside from his acting career Johnny is an accomplished musician releasing two records with his pop/rock band Forever The Day where he served as frontman/lead singer and has released several singles as a solo artist as well. Johnny played for the charity celebrity basketball organization the Hollywood Knights playing for local schools and USO sponsored tours overseas.

When he's not acting or making music his other passions include cooking, painting and writing.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Johnny Pacar was born in Dearborn, Michigan. He grew up an avid hockey player, who always dreamed of one day playing in the NHL. But pursued the arts instead. Within a month of arriving in Los Angeles Johnny booked a national commercial and soon after television roles began on many prime time shows. He became a teen idol when landing the lead in the Disney channel original movie Now You See It. He went on to star as a series regular in NBC/ Discovery kids hit teen/family series Flight 29 Down and such features as Universal Pictures Wild child, Playback opposite Christian Slater. The Lead in the romantic comedy Love Hurts which earned him two acting nominations and a best supporting actor win at a film festival. In 2009 he landed ABC Family's gymnastics hit Make it or Break it playing the bad boy rocker Damon Young. He also toured Italy with the charity basketball team The Hollywood Knights. He continued landing roles in films, television series and pilots and the starring role in the Sony/Affirm films faith based thriller The Remaining that was #1 in a few countries. Aside from his acting career Johnny is an accomplished musician, releasing two records with his pop/rock band Forever the day where he served as lead singer/guitarist and has released several singles as a solo artist as well.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trivia (9)

Won an award for his documentary "Brotherhood" (Director/Camera operator) at the Michigan student film and video festival (1999).
He was set to play the part of Sage Borealis in "Zenon: Z3" but had to pass a few days before leaving due to conflicts.
Played ice hockey for 6 years.
Is an accomplished musician.
Attended William D. Ford career tech center in Westland Michigan during high school. Majored in film and photography.
Composed a song with Elliot Lurie and performed it for/on the TV series "Flight 29 Down".
Won Best Supporting Actor award at the Orlando Film Festival (2009) for the film Love Hurts.
Graduated from Wayne Memorial High School in 1999.
Lead singer/guitarist for the rock band Forever The Day.

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